GTCYS is proud to feature a variety of advertisers in our Fall and Spring Concert Programs. Click here for details about 2017-18 season advertising.

Special thanks to our 2016-17 premier advertisers listed below.

all-strings-attachedAll Strings Attached is a specialty string shop dedicated to providing the highest quality instruments in the Twin Cities. From our popular rental program to professional sales instruments – we are proud to serve musicians of all levels!


artariaRegarded as one of the nation’s premiere chamber music coaching programs, ACMS provides quality musical training and performing opportunities for aspiring young string players.


bardOur mission is to provide the best possible preparation for a person dedicated to a life in the creation and performance of music. We believe in excellence, curiosity, inquiry, risk taking and community.



Birch Creek is a summer music academy in Door County, Wisconsin, for advanced young musicians. Students are taught by nationally-known educators, and will perform in up to eight concerts each session.


carnegie-mellons-school-of-music2Carnegie Mellon’s School of Music combines the strengths of a professional conservatory program with those of a research university to foster the artistic excellence required by today’s competitive music field.


SOMLOGODePauw School of Music pushes the boundaries of music education. You get high quality training and are challenged to explore ideas. Improvise, compose, develop your community engagement skills and make beautiful music along the way.

Eastman School of Music
An Eastman education forges the highest levels of artistry and scholarship with deep musicianship skills and entrepreneurial savvy. Graduates emerge as leaders in their respective disciplines and are shaping the future of music.


fein is a premier destination for people searching for a fine stringed instrument. If you are searching for a new handcrafted violin, viola, or cello, we can make it an easy and enjoyable experience!


Master violin maker David Folland is at the forefront of the world’s makers and restorers. He offers adjustment and repair that will make your instrument sound and play better than ever.



Whether you’re a beginner, professional or reacquainting yourself with the joys of playing, House of Note brings you the very best instruments, accessories, and personal service.


Talent. Curiosity. Ambition. You have what it takes! Let us sharpen your skill and broaden your horizons as we prepare you for a successful career in music. Come play with us!


Luther College features a unique first-year program that forms a supportive community for learning research, thinking, and writing skills. It also has one of the largest undergraduate music programs.


The Lyra Baroque Orchestra brings a rare freshness, color, and dimension to the glorious music of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries through its performances on period instruments.


macphailMacPhail the largest nonprofit in the country is regarded as a leader in music education ♦ Exceptional Teachers ♦ Community of Musicians ♦ National Leader in Music Programming ♦ Community Partnerships


san-francisco-conservatory-of-musicThe San Francisco Conservatory of Music educates exceptionally talented musicians from around the world to become artists of the highest caliber, as well as musical citizens prepared for the challenges of the twenty-first century.

Schmitt Music is your trusted, family-owned music store, committed to providing you with superior products and services. We now offer a full line of fine contemporary orchestral string instruments at our Woodbury and Brooklyn Center stores!


st-cloud-state-universityWe excel at transforming students into the communicators, leaders and innovators of tomorrow, and we provide students with the opportunity to make a difference in the world today and into the future.

A community music school offering private lessons from excellent faculty, foundational classes for infants to age 7, Suzuki, many performance opportunities. All instruments, all levels, all ages.


st-marysPersonal attention, dedicated artist-teachers, small classes and excellent ensembles. Generous music scholarships for both majors and non-majors. NASM accredited degrees: B.A. in Music, Industry, Education, and Performance.

Minnesota’s largest private university, with 10,000 students committed to the common good. A faculty of artist-practitioners offers progressive coursework to undergraduate and graduate music students.


Cadenza Music

Claire Givens Violins, Inc.

DePaul University School of Music

Groth Music

Gustavus Adolphus Department of Music

Indiana University Jacobs School of Music

John R. Waddle Violins, Inc.

Kumon Math and Reading Center of Maple Grove – Arbor Lakes

Kumon Math and Reading Center of Medina

Lawrence University

Minnehaha Academy

Minnesota Orchestra

Minnetonka Public Schools

Mt. Olivet School of Music

St. Paul Academy and Summit School

University of Minnesota School of Music

University of Northern Iowa

University of Northwestern – St. Paul


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